Burma Blanton

WALLINS — Burma Gail (Simpson) Blanton, 65 of Wallins passed away Sunday June 22, 2014 at the Knox Co. Hospital.

Burma was born Jan. 25, 1949 in Harlan, KY to the late Denver Simpson and Louise Russell Simpson Sullivan. She was a caregiver for the elderly and attended the Coldiron Church of God Mountain Assembly.

Besides her parents she is preceded in death by her daughter, Melissa Sumpter and grandson, Jacob Sumpter.

She is survived by her children, Robert Sumpter of Wallins, Faith Simpson of Dayhoit, and Shannon Fernandez of Wallins; the father of her children, Eugene Sumpter; grandchildren, Tesia Simpson, Patrick Sumpter, Hope Williams, Destiny Rasberry, Alisha and Anisha Williams, and Katilyn Sumpter; 2 great grandchildren, Aubreyonna Rasberry and Kayden Sumpter; 3 sisters, Billie Rose Smith of Fresh Meadows, Wanda Hunt of Lafollette, TN and Oliva Greene of Tazewell, TN; she leaves several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends to mourn her passing.

Visitation will be Wednesday (June 25) from 12-3 at the Coldiron Church of God Mountain Assembly.

Funeral services will follow at 3:00 pm at the Church with Rev. Jack Carmical officiating.

Burial will follow in the family cemetery at Coldiron, KY.

Condolences may be left at www.aljfh.com or www.harlanobits.net.

Anderson-Laws & Jones Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Burma Gail Blanton.


Funeral Home

Anderson-Laws & Jones Funeral Home
114 South 3rd Street Harlan, KY 40831
(606) 573-3757

Published in The Harlan Daily Enterprise from June 23 to June 24, 2014